Re: Fedora 16 boots slow because of extra swap line in /etc/fstab
Originally Posted by David Batson
Any invalid UUID number in fstab can result in a slow boot. I had recreated my SWAP partition on an third Linux OS install which changed the UUID number for it in Fedora. Like you, I noticed Fedora booting noticeably slower than before.
You can run blkid to find the current UUID numbers for your partitions, and edit fstab accordingly.
+1 for blkid
and verifying the UUID entry(ies) within fstab.
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